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Is my pulse rate something I should worry about?

Pulse: What is your pulse rate?. Is it consistent or up/down ?. ...Read more

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Is a pulse rate of 120 or above be something to be worried about?

Is a pulse rate of 120 or above be something to be worried about?

Heart rate: Resting heart rate of 120bpm is abnormal. There are many possible causes. A reason for the elevated rate should be sought. ...Read more

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I've noticed that my pulse rate has become very slow recently - 50-60 bpm, is this something to be concerned about?

I've noticed that my pulse rate has become very slow recently - 50-60 bpm, is this something to be concerned about?

Probably not.: A pulse in the 50's without any other symptoms is usually the sing of an efficient heart. This is common in endurance athletes. Symptoms of headache, lightheaded ness, fatigue warrant a trip to the doctor. ...Read more

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Normal adult pulse rate?

Normal adult pulse rate?

Depends: Normal depends on age and activity. At rest, 50-100. With peak exertion, the normal peak heart rate will be in the vicinity of (220 - age in years). Example: if you're 41, your normal peak hr would be around 179. This is just a rule of thumb. Many people can exceed this with strenuous exertion. ...Read more

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Average pulse rate adult?

Average pulse rate adult?

"normal" is 60-100: The normal resting pulse of an adult is 60-100 beats per minute. The "average" will vary widely because of health, age, fitness level, medications, etc., but it still should be within the normal range. ...Read more

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What is a good pulse rate?

What is a good pulse rate?

Varies: Usual range for adult is 60 to 100 but it is continually fluctuating based on what stresses your body is subjected to. It is how your heart responds to stress that is the important thing. ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse rate?

What is a normal pulse rate?

60-100 resting: But athletic individuals may run resting pulses in the 50's or slightly lower. With activity and exercise the pulse rate will increase to over 100 then come down with rest. ...Read more

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Is a pulse rate of 74, good?

Normal: It is normal. The average adult pulse rate at rest is 72. ...Read more

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What is the normal pulse rate?

What is the normal pulse rate?

60 to 100: Heart rate of 60 to 100 BPM is considered normal rate for most average adults. ...Read more

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What pulse rate should you have?

Pulse rate: First of all its really a good idea to have a pulse... :) We generally consider 60-80 beats a minute at rest to be pretty good tho' plus or minus 10 on either end for a range of 50-90 is quite reasonable. ...Read more

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How can I get my pulse rate down?

How can I get my pulse rate down?

Exercise & time: Assuming you're healthy, baseline resting heart rate tends to decrease w/time as you become more & more aerobically conditioned. However, anemia & hyperthyroidism can also lead to a longterm fast heart rate. Some illicit drugs might do this too. Bottom line: go see your doc. ...Read more

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What can cause a pulse rate of 48?

What can cause a pulse rate of 48?

It depends: This could be a "normal" rhythm just going slow - sinus bradycardia. This may be due to medications, thyroid issues, high exercise conditioning, or from a "sick" sinus node. The pulse may also be slow if there is slow or absent communication from the atria - partial or complete heart block. This could be potentially quite dangerous. An ekg should be able to tell for sure. ...Read more

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How can I lower my pulse rate to 60?

How can I lower my pulse rate to 60?

Exercise...: Aerobic exercise, the kind where you get short of breath and sweaty for 45 minutes to an hour at a time will improve your cardiovascular conditioning and lower your heart rate. Try to do this every other day, and avoid the "simple" carbohydrates, stick to more complex carbs. ...Read more

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Does pulse rate increase as BP increases?

Does pulse rate increase as BP increases?

Not necessarily: Pulse and BP are somewhat independent. Many things that raise your pulse also raise bp, but that is not always true and the opposite is also true. For example very low BP due to shock is accompanied by very high pulse rate and very high pulse rate is often associated with lack of forward flow and very low bp. ...Read more

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Pulse rate 100 when anxious is that high?

Pulse rate 100 when anxious is that high?

Pulse rates: may increase with anxiety. Pulse of 100 is bordering on tachycardia (fast heart rate) but may be anticipated with marked anxiety. ...Read more

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Orbitrek pulse rate going up and down. Why?

Pulse Rate: While you work on elliptical machine your pulse rate varies depending on degree of exertion. ...Read more

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What is the pulse rate for a man of age 48?

What is the pulse rate for a man of age 48?

Normal 60-100: Nl hr is 60-100. This is at rest. A variety of factors can impact on that in individual patients. A well-tuned athletic heart might have resting rates that ate lower, and rate-slowing meds might expectedly slow a heart rate. Physiologic factors like thyroid status can either slow (hypothyroid) or speed hr (hyperthyroid). Anemia, dehydration, physiologic or emotional stress can also raise hr. ...Read more

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What should a pulse rate be? What is to high?

What should a pulse rate be? What is to high?

BPM 60-100 (Resting): Generally, for a healthy adults, a resting pulse rate should be between 60 and 100 beats per minute. However, there are always exceptions. Depending on various factors such as your overall health, medications and if you have just completed an actor size routine, then your pulse rate will very from the standard 60 to 100 beats per minutes (bpm). ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

Variable: The heart is dependent on activity level and physical fitness. The normal range is between 60 - 100. That being said, very physically such a marathon runner, the rate can be as low as 40. Some medications such as beta blockers, can lower the heart rate as well. If you have symptoms of fatigue and dizziness along with a low heart rate, further evaluation may be needed. ...Read more